The human mind struggles with truth

2019-12-09

The problem with pseudoscience isn’t that it’s always false. You can learn plenty of useful stuff without using science. The problem is that it’s too easy to convince yoursef that something is true when it isn’t.

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Wanting to understand

2019-12-07

Strange but true: only one non-human animal in history is known to have asked a question. Not one species of animal. One individual.

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Self-reliance

2019-12-06

Is there any personal philosophy more empowering than “Fuck it, I’ll do it myself”?

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For the people terrified of the audience

2019-12-04

When I was younger, I knew a writer. She read some of my stuff and tried to convince me to submit some of it to a publisher. She told me I had a unique voice and people should hear it.

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And now she will know the truth

2019-12-03

When I started to floss regularly, which I’m embarrassed to admit was well into my late 20s, I never did my back molars. They were hard to reach, and I thought “Whatever, they’re way back there and they can just take care of themselves.”

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Equanimity

2019-12-02

When you can’t control what happens, you still get to control how you experience it.

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